Microbes & Immunity

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Course Description: Microbes and Immunity (M&I) is a 6 week block that covers immunology and common microbial diseases. The course will familiarize students with the basic cellular mechanisms mediating immunity and how these components contribute to health and disease. In addition, a review of the risk factors, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical characteristics, and treatment for a wide array of pathogens will be covered. The course includes pathogenic bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, and parasites. Weekly quizzes and essays are administered on VStar Learn in order to assess material learned and discussed in the previous week.

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